Today is the birthday of John Keats (October 31, 1795 – February 23, 1821), poet. He was one of the key figures of the Romantic movement and best known for his works La Belle Dame Sans Merci, Ode To A Nightingale and Ode On a Grecian Urn.
"A thing of beauty is a joy forever: its loveliness increases; it will never pass into nothingness." - John Keats
"Failure is, in a sense, the highway to success, inasmuch as every discovery of what is false leads us to seek earnestly after what is true, and very fresh experience points out some form of error which we shall afterward carefully avoid." - John Keats
"Beauty is truth, truth beauty, - that is all ye know on earth, and all ye need to know." - John Keats
"Do you not see how necessary a world of pains and troubles is to school an intelligence and make it a soul?" - John Keats
"My imagination is a monastery and I am its monk." - John Keats
"There is a budding tomorrow in midnight." - John Keats
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Le Chariot Chuck: 1918 - Paris, France. circa 1918. "Sample Red Cross rolling kitchen, ready to travel. On exhibition at the Grand Palais." 5x7 glass negative. View full size.
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